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Myers Asparagus
Scientific Name: Asparagus densiflorus 'Myers'
Synonym: Asparagus meyeri, Protasparagus densiflorus, Asparagopsis densiflora, Asparagus myersii
Family: Asparagaceae
Myers Asparagus (Asparagus  densiflorus 'Myers') Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 11-24
USDA: 9-10

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 23F (-5C)

Heat Tolerance: Afternoon shade is better in Phoenix in summer

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade

Origin: Garden origin, the wild plant comes from South Africa

Growth Habits: Arching or drooping stem perennial, up to 2 feet tall, 3 feet wide (90 cm).

Watering Needs: Best with regular water, but fairly drought tolerant

Propagation: Clump division in fall or spring, seeds

Myers Asparagus (Asparagus  densiflorus 'Myers')

Cultural Practices:
The stems are slightly prickly, use gloves. Cutting back the plants in late summer is often useful to rejuvenate the plants. This asparagus will grow in most soil, but it looks lusher in a soil richer in organic matters.

Blooming Habits:
The Myers Asparagus has insignificant pinkish white flowers. They are followed by small, bright red berries.

Fruiting Habits:

When dividing, divide only in large clumps.

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